MLK Back to School Drive-Thru Festival

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The MLK Back to School Drive-Thru Festival is a free event for students of all ages and their families to assist with getting essential items for the upcoming school year.

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Attendees can drive through the MLK, Jr. Community Center’s parking lot and pick up a free backpack stuffed with school supplies and more, while supplies last. No registration is required.

Donate

If you are interested in donating supplies, please deliver them to the MLK, Jr. Community Center (2922 MLK Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75215) Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, or on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Community Partners

We have opportunities for community partners to register and participate. You must pre-package your items to be placed in the trunk as cars drive by. Contact us at 214-670-8418 or send an email to larhonda.bacon@dallascityhall.com to sign up for a spot.

Volunteer

If you are interested in being a volunteer, please contact us at 214-670-8418 or send an email to natashia.cooper@dallascityhall.com.


Thank You To Our 2020 Sponsors

The Gold Experience (CHALAMAINE ARMSTRONG)


Photos from the 2020 MLK Back to School Festival


Photos from the 2019 MLK Back to School Festival